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What is 13 18/8 as a decimal?

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Solution: 13 18/8 as a decimal is 15.25MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 13 18/8 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 13 by 8 and add its product to 18 in the numerator to get: 122/8. Now we will attempt to convert 122/8 to a decimal using the following method. Explanation using the division method:A fraction is written in terms of two parts: the number on top is called the numerator and the number on the bottom is called the denominator. We can use the division method to solve this question. To get a decimal, simply divide the numerator 122 by the denominator 8:122 (numerator) Γ· 8 (denominator) = 15.25As a result, you get 15.25 as your answer when you convert 13 18/8 (or 122/8) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 2 2/42 as a decimal?What is 3 1/34 as a decimal?What is 4 44/26 as a decimal?What is 4 1/37 as a decimal?